What Can I bring to the Landfill?

The waste disposal facilities in the Regional District of Bulkley-Nechako are permitted by the Ministry of Environment to accept residential, commercial and institutional waste. Industrial waste is NOT accepted.

Household Waste – eg. Food waste, packaging, non-recyclable household materials.

Fridges/Freezers/Ovens/Washers/Dryers ($20 ODS (Ozone Depleting Substance) Charge for refrigerant removal and recycled for metal)

Construction and Demolition Waste
Defined as residual, non-recyclable wastes produced from the construction, renovation or demolition of residential and commercial buildings and other structures and usually includes asphalt, concrete, wood, pipe, electrical wire, drywall, shingles, glass and insulation.

  • C/D waste in amounts less than two cubic metres (2m3 ) will be accepted for disposal at Regional District Landfills and Transfer Stations free of charge.
  • C/D waste in amounts greater than 2m3 will be charged $90 per tonne and must be taken to the landfill.

If you have a large construction/demolition project, please call the office to arrange for disposal, prior to arriving at the site.  

Land Clearing Waste

Defined as residual, non-recyclable wastes produced from the clearing of land and usually includes branches, wood chips and non-contaminated soil.

  • Land clearing waste in amounts less than two cubic metres (2m3) will be accepted for disposal at Regional District Landfills and Transfer Stations free of charge.
  • Land clearing waste in amounts greater than 2m3 will be charged $90 per tonne and must be taken to the landfill.

Wood Waste

Wood waste, whether painted, stained or glued, is accepted at our wood pile.  Creosote treated wood, such as railway ties, telephone poles and dock pilings are not accepted.

Animal Carcasses

Limit of one large animal per day except cows/calves. There are specific federal rules and regulations regarding the disposal of cow carcasses/parts. Please contact the Regional District prior to disposal. Carcasses in larger amounts can be taken to the landfill with prior authorization and associated fees may apply.  This includes cows/calves which are a Specified Risk Material (SRM).  

Bulky Waste

Items with a volume greater than 2 cubic meters when crushed, including, but not limited to: recreational vehicles, pre-fabricated homes, trailers, watercraft and other large articles.  Auto hulks must have fluids, batteries and tires removed.  These items require 48 hours prior notice and must be deposited a minimum of one hour before landfill closing time.

Metal Scrap – eg. Residual building material, old barbeques

For information regarding the disposal of hazardous waste, asbestos, contaminated soils, non-contaminated soils or liquid waste, please contact the Environmental Services department at 250-692-3195.